Devotion (Beach House album)

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Devotion
Studio album by Beach House
Released February 26, 2008
Genre Dream pop
Length 44:10
Label Carpark
Beach House chronology
Beach House
(2006)
Devotion
(2008)
Teen Dream
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Austin Chronicle 3.5/5 stars [2]
Drowned in Sound (9/10) [3]
NME (7/10) [4]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10) [5]
Slant Magazine 4.5/5 stars [6]

Devotion is the second full-length record by Baltimore dream pop duo Beach House. The record was released on February 26, 2008 and debuted at #195 on the Billboard Chart. The first single to be released was "Gila".

Following the release of Devotion, Beach House released the 7" single "Used to Be" on October 21, 2008 via Carpark Records. A different version of this song would later appear on their critically acclaimed third album Teen Dream in 2010.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Wedding Bell"   3:55
2. "You Came to Me"   4:05
3. "Gila"   4:46
4. "Turtle Island"   4:00
5. "Holy Dances"   4:19
6. "All the Years"   3:36
7. "Heart of Chambers"   4:25
8. "Some Things Last a Long Time" (Daniel Johnston / Jad Fair) 2:32
9. "Astronaut"   5:05
10. "D.A.R.L.I.N.G."   3:18
11. "Home Again"   4:09
Total length:
44:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Victoria LeGrand - vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Alex Scally - guitar, organ, drums, drum machine, tape recorder

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Devotion | Beach House | AllMusic AllMusic - album review by Heather Phares.
  2. ^ Beach House - Music Review - Austin Chronicle Austin Chronicle - album review by Audra Schroeder.
  3. ^ Beach House - Devotion / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound Drowned in Sound - album review by Alex Denney.
  4. ^ NME Album Reviews - Beach House - NME.COM NME Magazine - album review by Will Dean.
  5. ^ Beach House: Devotion | Album Reviews | Pitchfork Pitchfork Media - album review by Brian Howe.
  6. ^ Beach House: Devotion | Music Review | Slant Magazine Slant Magazine - album review by Wilson McBee.